Thursday was senior night at Minden’s Griffith Stadium, and the Tide found themselves in position to win a pivotal 1-4A baseball game against North DeSoto.
Minden put together some early hits and runs at the plate, benefited from solid starting pitching from sophomore John Volentine and found themselves leading by three runs with six outs between themselves and the win.
But, as they have all season, the Tide had trouble closing the deal. North DeSoto erased a 5-2 deficit in the sixth inning with six runs to take a 8-5 lead. Minden came back with a two-run rally to cut the Griffins’